Our search for wholesome oral pain relievers led us to Iglu Gel. We conducted an extensive review of the product to determine its efficacy. Read on for our findings and analysis.
What is Iglu Gel?
Iglu Gel is intended to soothe the pain caused by mouth ulcers and abrasions. A gel, it also has antiseptic qualities. It creates an adhesive cushioning layer over the infected area and protects it from further damage and additional irritation. The product also helps speed up the healing process.
The adhesive barrier also helps to safeguard the affected area from potentially harmful agents such as food and beverage, thereby providing relief from pain and protection from further damage. It also seals in antiseptic and painkilling ingredients helping to fight infection and reduce pain.
The main ingredients present in this gel are:
- Aminoacridine hydrochloride
- Lidocaine hydrochloride
- Carbomer, hydroxypropylcellulose
- White soft paraffin
- Liquid paraffin
- Peppermint oil
Lidocaine hydrochloride is added gel for its pain relieving qualities. Aminoacridine hydrochloride is added because of its antiseptic qualities.
Apply a small quantity of Iglu Gel onto the affected area using a clean finger or cotton-tip bud in a gentle, continuous swiping action (do not dab). Reapply the gel after a while if you feel the need. It is preferable that you should avoid eating or drinking for an hour after applying the ointment.
Iglu Gel is costs $11.39.
Possible Side Effects
If you feel wheezy or short of breath after using this product, seek medical advice immediately. The gel may cause the following side effects:
- Upset stomach
- Temporary redness of mouth
- Loss of appetite
If any of these symptoms occur or persist, consult with your doctor or dentist. In addition, pregnant and lactating women should not use this product.
While reviewing the product, we could not find information regarding a return policy or guarantee issued by its manufacturer. It is, therefore, advisable for you to consult your physician or dentist before using this gel. In addition, check with the retailer about its return policy.
The Bottom Line
Iglu Gel is said to provide quick relief from the pain caused by ulcers. It also offers protection against exacerbated pain, additional damage and irritation and it speeds up the healing process. The product can be used safely until the ulcer or abrasion heals completely. However, as the gel has no guarantee or return policy, use it with caution after seeking your doctor’s advice.